An Africa One An-26 freighter crashed yesterday in a heavily populated area of Kinshasa shortly after takeoff, killing as many as 25 people onboard and killing or injuring an unknown number on the ground. The aircraft was en route from the DR Congolese capital to Tshikapa but reportedly was airborne only briefly before crashing into multiple houses and catching fire. "There were 27 people on the plane and 25 died and two members of the crew, a mechanic and an air hostess, survived," Agence ...

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